Under the umbrella of the VDMA, we, A+W Software GmbH, are now also part of the umati community. Together we develop standardized cross-company interfaces so that machine communication between heterogeneous plants as well as to higher-level systems becomes fit for the future.
A+W IoT Smart Trace is the first Industry 4.0 data platform being piloted in live operation, to which every machine can be docked via connectors, automatically read out and evaluated. Every charge, every sheet of glass can be tracked through all processing steps, e.g. for quality assurance purposes.
As a glass processor or insulated glass manufacturer, you produce high-quality flat glass products that have to be delivered quickly. Product variety and performance are increasing, yet lot sizes are usually small, thus, we talk about demanding variant production frequently with a lot size of one. You've got a handle on this. But is that a sufficient prerequisite for solid business?
Through our software, A+W delivers comprehensive solutions for the entire value chain. We specialize in products for flat glass, windows, doors, and automotive glass. Our track record shows accuracy, efficiency and reliability are our strengths.
"With the A+W Production system, we manage our complex product mix very flexibly. No more sheets are lost. And there are almost no complaints. We produce much greater quantities in the same amount of time. In addition, ..."
"Our customers cannot make any more mistakes with A+W iQuote. The entire order runs through a restriction check based on our master data. We get a complete, technically correct order; questions and long-winded clarifications ..."